GRE (Graduate Record Examination) Test
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GRE (Graduate Record Examination) Test : Introduction

  
  
  
  
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The GRE is your gateway to graduate programs and an essential early step along your career path. GRE is a commercially run standardised test that is an admission requirement for many graduate schools in the United States and other English speaking countries. Graduate programs and business schools use GRE scores to evaluate your readiness for graduate-level work. The GRE General Test measures verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, critical thinking and analytical writing skills that are not related to any specific field of study.

Analytical Writing — Measures critical thinking and analytical writing skills, specifically the test taker's ability to articulate complex ideas clearly and effectively
Verbal Reasoning — Measures reading comprehension skills and verbal and analogical reasoning skills, focusing on the test taker's ability to analyze and evaluate written material
Quantitative Reasoning — Measures problem-solving ability, focusing on basic concepts of arithmetic, algebra, geometry and data analysis.

GRE Revised General Test

From August 1, 2011, the GRE revised General Test will replace the current GRE General Test, giving you the advantage of a better test experience - and new types of questions that help show your readiness for graduate-level work. The registration for GRE Revised General test will be open from March 15, 2011. Those who need Scores before November 2011 are adviced to take the current test before August 2011. Those who do not need scores until after november 2011 could take the GRE revised General test.

About the Revised GRE test

A new computer-based test that lets you edit or change your answers, skip questions and more, all within a section - giving you the freedom to use more of your own test-taking strategies. Another new feature: an on-screen calculator.

New types of questions in the Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning sections, many featuring real-life scenarios that reflect the kind of thinking you'll do in today's demanding graduate and business school programs.
Special savings of 50% when you take the GRE revised General Test between August 1 and September 30, 2011. If you take the GRE revised General Test during our special discount period of August - September 2011, your scores will be sent by mid-November.
The GRE revised General Test features a new score scale that can make it easier for schools to compare your GRE scores with the scores of other candidates.



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